ABOUT US

The DAKSH Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Law and Technology at IIT Delhi was established through an MoU signed on 9 October 2020 between Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and DAKSH Society, Bengaluru. The CoE will conduct interdisciplinary research to explore and understand various aspects of the justice system. The CoE will bring together lawyers, researchers, scientists and policy analysts to build solutions for the biggest challenges facing the justice system, drawing from fields such as operations research, data analytics, technology and law. As an interdisciplinary centre harnessing the strengths and experience of IIT Delhi and DAKSH, the CoE will leverage rigorous research to produce real-world impact in the functioning of the justice system.
As an interdisciplinary centre harnessing the strengths and experience of IIT Delhi and DAKSH, the CoE will leverage rigourous research to produce real-world impact in the functioning of the justice system.

IIT Delhi brings to the CoE its expertise in:

  • Statistical Techniques
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Modelling
  • Machine Learning

Meet our experienced team

MISSION

To generate new knowledge that supports the justice system in rendering timely and quality justice.

To be a driving force in catalysing the use of data and technology for justice delivery.

To enable productive conversations between institutional stakeholders, industry, and academia.

approach

Study the challenges in the justice system using data.

Create a community of practice with stakeholders in the justice system, industry and academia.

Build models and tools to improve judicial administration by pushing the frontiers of technology.

VALUES

Integrity

We strive to uphold the highest standards of integrity in all our work and activities

Interdisciplinarity

We are committed to interdisciplinarity by working with people from multiple disciplines.

Humanity

We keep humanity as our focus and aim to harness our research to improve the human condition.